Fire department responds to false alarm downtown

Published 5:18 pm Monday, January 25, 2021

Brookhaven fire fighters and police responded just before 5 p.m. Monday to what turned out to be a false alarm.

BFD fire fighter Kelly Porter said the alarm came from Smith Jewelry on East Cherokee Street, but the situation was fine.

“Thankfully, it was a false alarm,” Porter said.

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Fire fighters were on the scene less than 10 minutes.